The Rocky Mountains (Lightning Bolt Books - Famous Places) by Jeffrey Zuehlke

By Jeffrey Zuehlke

Do you know that the Rocky Mountains variety is greater than 3,000 miles lengthy? It stretches the entire means from Canada within the north to New Mexico within the south. a few humans name them the «Backbone of North America.» yet how have been they shaped? What prompted their peaks to upward thrust so excessive? learn this booklet to determine! Age variety: 6 and up

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Ni Hao Kai-Lan - Kai-Lan's Great Trip To China by Mickie Matheis, Toby Williams

By Mickie Matheis, Toby Williams

Kai-lan's going to China for the first actual time and you are invited to hitch her! Once in China, Kai-lan and her neighbors see every type of latest issues, meet all other forms of individuals and animals, and take a look at many new issues! The spotlight of the journey is assembly an adorable baby panda! So come alongside and say "ni hao" to China with Kai-lan!

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We Were There, Too!. Young People in U.S. History by Phillip M Hoose

By Phillip M Hoose

<p>"This could be the such a lot exhilarating and revelatory background of our state. it truly is needs to interpreting for trendy youth-as good as their elders." —Studs Terkel</p><p>
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From the men who sailed with Columbus to modern younger activists, this targeted publication brings to lifestyles the contributions of adolescents all through American heritage. in response to fundamental resources and together with one hundred sixty real photos, this good-looking outsized quantity highlights the attention-grabbing tales of greater than 70 adolescents from assorted cultures. younger readers could be hooked into heritage as they meet participants their very own age who have been stuck up in our country's such a lot dramatic moments-Olaudah Equiano, abducted from his village in western Africa and compelled into slavery, Anyokah, who helped her father create a written Cherokee language, Johnny Clem, the nine-year-old drummer boy who turned a Civil battle hero, and Jessica Govea, who risked becoming a member of Cesar Chavez's struggle for a...

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Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet

By Carmella Van Vleet

The far off lands of the North and South Poles are tested during this revealing consultant, permitting kids to discover the coldest locations on the earth from the heat in their houses. From polar exploration and penguins to Inuit cultures and the tundra, uncomplicated but thorough reasons are supplied for a number of Arctic and Antarctic subject matters whereas copious vocabulary notes and enjoyable factoids enhance the cloth. greater than dozen interactive initiatives and experiments—ranging from making an Inuit boat, polar undergo paw prints, a version of a puppy igloo, hour of darkness rations, and snowshoes—provide kids an opportunity to determine polar ideas in motion, with out significant grownup involvement or fancy fabrics.

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